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Rev. John H. Vaughn ’82, Son of Late Ogretta McNeil, Named Executive Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church

The historic church in Atlanta, Georgia was the spiritual home to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. John H. Vaughn ’82 was recently named executive pastor at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of church staff, leading all functional areas in the accomplishment of the church’s …

Artistic Director Valerie Curtis-Newton ’81 Named One of Seattle’s Most Influential People of the Decade

Seattle Times

Valerie Curtis-Newton, Holy Cross graduate of 1981 and an award-winning artistic director, has been named one of Seattle’s most influential people in the past decade by the Seattle Times. Other notable figures making the list include: Amazon founder and CEO …

PayScale Ranks Holy Cross in Top 7% Liberal Arts Colleges for Salary Potential in 2019

Alumni report a median mid-career salary of $129,700

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 17 among liberal arts schools for graduates’ starting and mid-career salary potential by the website PayScale. The annual list is based on the salaries of both recent graduates and those with more …

Two Holy Cross Alumni Named to 2019 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

Two Holy Cross alumni, Michelle Moreno-Silva ’15 and Philippe Doria Candido ’11, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s “Latino 30 Under 30” list for 2019. Now in its fourth year, “Latino 30 Under 30” honors young individuals making …

Leading the Way: Holy Cross Alumni Work to Support Students in New York and Beyond

The Holy Cross Leadership Council of New York raises money to fund student programs while networking to promote the College in the New York business community

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Ask any Holy Cross graduate what’s so great about the school, and one of the answers is universally heard: the alumni network is extensive and immensely supportive. One such group of alumni, the Holy Cross Leadership Council of New York …

Holy Cross Teaches Students How to Protect Themselves From Identity Theft

Inside Higher Ed

While most college students prepare themselves for new experiences when they go away to school, identity theft isn’t usually one of them. But with the increasing use of technology, research shows that college students and campuses are big targets of …

‘I Could Not See Myself Anywhere Else,’ Says Holy Cross Graduating Senior From Ghana

Worcester Magazine

Ever since she was a child in Ghana, Edith Mensah Otabil ’19 has dreamed of becoming a doctor, so that she could help people. With just days to her graduation from Holy Cross, she sat down with Worcester Magazine to …

Holy Cross Professor Analyzes the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist, Reveals Inconsistencies

The Conversation

Since 1997, the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Watchlist has been blacklisting America’s enemies, yet some believe that it has done little to actually thwart terrorism attempts. Helping to break down this complex issue is Eric Fleury ’08, visiting assistant professor of …

Holy Cross History Professor Is Leading Voice Nationally on Irish-American History

TODAY Show | Washington Post

In this time of divisive rhetoric about recent immigrants and terrorism, Ed O’Donnell, associate professor of history at Holy Cross, says that we can learn a lot from the discarded stereotypes of the past. In a Washington Post commentary, Professor …

Pulitzer-Winning Author Edward P. Jones ’72 Inducted Into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

This is the highest recognition of artistic merit in the United States

Acclaimed author and Holy Cross alumnus Edward P. Jones ’72 has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the highest recognition of artistic merit in the United States. Jones ’72 is one of 11 individuals from the …

Tony Award-Winning Director Bartlett Sher ’81 Named ‘Hottest Director on Broadway Right Now’ by CBS News

Latest production of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' breaks records

Bartlett Sher ’81 has come a long way since his college days on Mount Saint James. And Sher ’81, an English major who wrote and produced his first full-length play at Holy Cross, credits the liberal arts education he received …

Holy Cross Graduates Named to 2018 ‘Latino 30 Under 30’ List

El Mundo Boston

Two Holy Cross alumnae, Kelly Garcia ’15 and Yarlennys Villaman ’14, are among those named to El Mundo Boston’s “Latino 30 Under 30” list for 2018. Now in its third year, “Latino 30 Under 30” honors young individuals making an …

Basketball Legend Bob Cousy ’50 Reflects on Race in New Book, On-Campus Conversation

Cousy's relationship with teammate Bill Russell has grabbed national attention

Basketball legend Bob Cousy ’50 hasn’t hit the court in decades, but that didn’t stop him from making national headlines. The media attention centered around Cousy’s complex relationship with his Celtics teammate Bill Russell, which was the subject of the …

Four Alumni Recognized Among 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine

  Four Holy Cross alumni were named among the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers by Savoy Magazine this summer: Michael Brown ’86, Dominic Blue ’98, Damon Hart ’96 and Theodore V. Wells, Jr. ’72. According to the publication, the list …

Che Anderson ’11 Makes ‘40 Under Forty’ List

Che Anderson ’11, a project manager for the City of Worcester and one of the organizers of the POW! WOW! Worcester mural festival, was recently named to Worcester Business Journal’s 2018 “40 Under Forty” list. The list, which is published …

‘We’re Trying to Get More Comfortable Being Uncomfortable,’ Says Holy Cross CIO

Business Officer Magazine

Holy Cross Chief Information Officer Ellen Keohane ’83 is trying to turn Information Technology Services into the College’s “innovation organization,” she recently told Business Officer Magazine. To that end, Keohane and her team have shifted some resources from traditional IT …

Leader in HIV/AIDS Research Dr. Anthony S. Fauci ‘62 Credits Humanities Background for Successful Career in Medicine

'What It Takes' Podcast

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci ’62, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told NPR’s Nina Totenberg in a recent interview for the “What It Takes” podcast that having a Jesuit education …

Theodore V. Wells Jr., Renowned Litigation Attorney, to Receive Honorary Degree From College of the Holy Cross

Honorary Degree Convocation to kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of Holy Cross' Black Student Union Organization

The College of the Holy Cross will award an honorary degree to prominent litigation attorney and alumnus Theodore V. “Ted” Wells Jr. ’72, during a Convocation event taking place on Friday, November 9. Wells, a co-founder and former president of …

Holy Cross Professor and Alumnus Featured in MassLive.com as New ‘Worcesterites’

MassLive.com

Worcester is in the midst of a renaissance, with the construction of new hotels, apartments and the transformation of its downtown area. The city’s developing arts and restaurant scene are just some of the attractions its new residents point to. …

Holy Cross Alumnus Awash With Nostalgia Writes About His 25th Reunion for the National Review

National Review

There’s no better way to celebrate being a Crusader than by returning to Mount St. James for Reunion Weekend, where generations of Holy Cross alumni come together for fellowship and friendship at a place that will always feel like home. …